Iowa Soybeans: Seed Depth in Dry Conditions Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
While the warm weather has finally arrived for planting season, dry soil is becoming an increasing concern in parts of the state. In addition to concerns about subsoil moisture, some […]

Precision Ag: Mechanical Planter Settings Can Impact Harvest Yield Mar 23, 2021

🕔Mar 23, 2021
Due to high consumer expectations, farmers and agricultural producers are constantly under pressure to deliver their products at higher yields for cheaper prices. This may seem like an impossible combination […]

Virginia Soybeans: Full-Season Planting Dates, Maturity Groups, Seeding Rates, Seed Depth Apr 17, 2020

🕔Apr 17, 2020
Best Planting Dates & Maturity Groups (MG). If you’ve seen some of my presentations in the past, the best maturity groups will largely depend on location, but also on field […]

Michigan Winter Wheat: 5 Tips for Seeding the 2020 Crop Aug 29, 2019

🕔Aug 29, 2019
1. Seeding date Ideally, winter wheat is planted while the soil and air temperatures are still warm to ensure the seedlings can emerge quickly and in plenty of time to […]

Alabama Wheat: 22 Production Practices for High Yields Oct 19, 2018

🕔Oct 19, 2018
1. Plant High Quality Seed Farmers think they are saving money by planting bin-run wheat seed, but often it costs them money. Research has shown when a farmer’s seed is […]

Kansas Sorghum: Planting Guidelines May 23, 2018

🕔May 23, 2018
Producers are busy in the field planting corn and soybeans, however, it won’t be long and it will be time to plant grain sorghum. Well let’s hope that Mother Nature […]

Corn: 5 Tips for Managing Late Planted Crop – DTN Apr 26, 2018

🕔Apr 26, 2018
May is nearly upon us, and a lot of corn seed is still in the bag. According to USDA’s Crop Progress reports, the country is already running 10% behind last […]

Michigan Wheat: 3 Tips for Planting the 2018 Crop Sep 14, 2017

🕔Sep 14, 2017
1. Seeding date Ideally, winter wheat is planted while the soil and air temperatures are still warm to insure the seedling can emerge quickly and uniformly in plenty of time […]

Ohio Corn: Getting Off to a Good Start – Planting Depth Can Make a Difference Apr 25, 2017

🕔Apr 25, 2017
Planting depth recommendations for Ohio are 1.5 to 2 inches deep to ensure adequate moisture uptake and seed-soil contact. Deeper planting may be recommended as the season progresses and soils […]

Nebraska: Field Pea Seeding Rates, Seeding Depth, and Inoculant Mar 15, 2017

🕔Mar 15, 2017
Editor’s Note: For charts and images see source link at bottom. Grain-type field peas are a cool season grain crop (typically planted in mid-March and harvested late-July) grown as an […]

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